Tag Archives: Transition to Dementia: Individual and Family Experiences

Factors in Patients’ and Carers’ Experiences of Dementia Diagnosis and Treatment (PLoS Medicine)

Summary Early diagnosis and intervention for people with dementia is becoming a priority, as has been reflected in the “Dementia Case Finding Scheme”. Some GPs are concerned about the effects of early diagnosis and disclosure on patients and carers, however. … Continue reading

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Experiences of the Transition from Cognitive Impairment to Dementia (NIHRSDO Report)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 11, June 2011]. Abstract This qualitative exploratory study investigated the experience receiving a diagnosis of dementia and how this affects people; the help and … Continue reading

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Individual and Family Experiences of the Transition to Dementia

Abstract This review investigates patient and carer experiences of the transition to dementia. The majority of people with dementia do wish to know about their diagnosis. Challenges for the person with dementia involve coming to terms with loss on multiple levels. … Continue reading

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